A certificate or diploma from the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland complements your professional and clinical experience. The duration of these can vary but typically a certificate is six months while a diploma takes approximately a year. All of our certificate and diploma programmes can be completed part-time making it easier to complete whilst working in a busy clinical environment.
As well as clinical certificates and diplomas, we offer certificates and diplomas in areas such as leadership and quality improvement. Consider and plan the next step in your career and professional development.
Develop a better understanding of care of older persons living in residential care facilities. Learn how to manage a wide range of conditions and clinical presentations associated with this population with our new 3-month blended programme.
Aimed at new consultants and those interested in applying for consultant posts, this seven-month modular programme will help you manage the responsibilities you'll be expected to juggle in your new role.
The Postgraduate Certificate in Quality Improvement Leadership in Healthcare is designed to enable you and your team to become champions of change in healthcare. You will learn how to translate theories for improvement and implementation science into tangible positive outcomes in the health service.
This Royal College of Physicians of Ireland nine-month Professional Certificate in Dermatology, delivered in conjunction with iheed, is a new online learning programme designed specifically to cater for busy healthcare professionals.
This Royal College of Physicians of Ireland nine-month Postgraduate Diploma in Infectious Diseases, delivered in conjunction with iheed, is a new online learning programme designed specifically to cater for busy healthcare professionals. Designed by world-leading experts in the area of Infectious Disease, this programme aims to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of the multiple disciplines that must align to deliver effective control of human pathogens in the hospital and community settings. The programme will provide you with an in-depth understanding of both the theoretical and practical aspects of infection including monitoring, prevention, diagnosis and treatment.
This nine-month online diploma will teach you how to manage common paediatric issues, including acute and chronic conditions and developmental difficulties. Learn how to recognise the critically ill child and gain a qualification from RCPI. Suitable for GPs, family physicians and doctors starting specialist training in Paediatrics.